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FOX Business
Mar 18, 2013 7:00pm EDT
and formally nominating justice department official tomas perez to be the next secretary of labor. his nomination is controversial and repugnant. they say he has a radical-ish on records from immigration and liberal laws to voting rights. not to mention president obama already in a constitutional challenge to his choices to sit on the national labor relations board. they're taking its fight all the way to the supreme court after a d.c. appellate court invalidated the recess appointments made when the senate wasn't in recess. the senator has vowed to block the nomination. other stories we are bringing you tonight, wall street shrugging off a botched european union bailout of banks and an unprecedented tax on the deposits in cyprus, a tiny nation of 1.1 million people that will cost investors hundreds of billions of dollars in market capitalization. the dow jones industrial average down more than 100 points earlier but rebounded losing a modest 62 points. the s&p fell nine, the nasdaq down 11 and a half. the market off of the lows of the day. officials revising the imprudent and unreason
FOX News
Mar 18, 2013 10:00am PDT
an hour ago as he had a controversial lawyer to be head of the labor department. tomorrow perez, currently leads the doj's civil rights division and could wind up being the next u.s. labor secretary. a cabinet member who will play a key role in the the president's efforts to raise the minimum wage and reform immigration laws among many other responsibilities, but with at least one former doj attorney describing mr. perez as a quote, radical radical who views the law as, quote, a nuisance, you can bet there's a fight over this man's nomination may get intense. chris stirewalt is our fox news digital power editor on power play.com live. tom perez's tenure heading up to the doj has been controversial to say the least, but he is beloved by those on the left as someone who embodies virtually all the principles they stand for. what does it say that president obama is proceeding with that nomination despite some of the controversies that emerged when he they floated the trial balloon earlier? >> well, in washington we can tell a lot more about somebody's intent by what they do than what they say.
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
perez is poised to become your next labor secretary. when we come back, jay sekulow and dennis kucinich. and there's an outrage over the bible show, and some say that the one that plays the devil in the series looks like obama. what do you say? straight ahead. we know a place where tossing and turning have given way to sleeping. where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep, and lunesta eszopiclone can help you get there, like it has for so many people before. do not take lunesta if you are allergic to anything in it. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving or engaging in other activities while asleep without remembering it the next day have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions such as tongue or throat swelling occur rarely and may be fatal. side effects may include unpl
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 9:00pm PDT
comes from the hugo chavez sean penn wing of the radical democratic party. did you know thomas e perez is poised to become the next labor secretary? when we return, battling it it out over the controversial obama nominee. then, outrage over the new show "the bible" with record ratings. some saying one character, that one there who plays a devil in this series looks like obama. what do you say? straight ahead. ♪ [ slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you h heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums earning loads of points. we'll leave that there. you got a weather balloon, with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. go. ♪ keep on going in this direction. take this bridge over here. there it i [ man ] so i used mineo get a whole new perspective. [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] earn points with the citi thankyou card and redeem them for just about anything. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. and redeem them for just about anything. hey, buddy? oh, hey,
Univision
Mar 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
nuevo secretario del trabajo, tom perez, fue nominado por presidente barack obama . >>> muchisimas gracias selñor presidente por dejarme servir en este papel. >>> tiene un recorrido enmaryland y montgomnery. >>> su coniocimiento y experiencia sera sobresaliente. >>> los que presionan por mas hispanois en el gobierno aplauden la nominacion. >>> tiene un fuerte entendimiento sobre migracion y derechos humanso, civiles, laborales, es una voz muy fuerte y tiene que ser confirmado. >>> esta abogada tabajo con el. >>> es un gran placer trabajkar con el, apoya cosas positivas y da fuerza a las leyes que protegen a los latinos. >>> el presidente bob goodluck, cito unn informe que critica el maejo de perez en la direcciond e derechos civiles. >>> a pesar de su experiencia tom perez tendra quie opasar por una confirmacion en el senado. >>> mas de 100 orgamnizaciones en favor de los derechos de elo9s ciudadanos exhortaron al congreso para no poner medida ss punitivas en la reforma migratoria incluyendo a las parejas gay. >>> el senador pide poner mas seguriodad y regulacuion en los
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. tom perez is my second favorite department of justice official. we are very honored today that tom perez has come from washington, dc, to give welcoming remarks here at this summit. tom perez is the assistant attorney general of the civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most significant cases in the country. lawyers in the civil rights division get fanned out to places in the country to handle cases in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people
FOX Business
Mar 18, 2013 11:00am EDT
you. con cop another big story, president obama will come out expected to nominate thomas perez, current u.s. assistant attorney general to take the place of the labor secretary. dagen: this could stir up controversy on capitol hill. joining us now with reaction is "wall street "wall street journal" editorial board member, jason. you get first dibs. connell: thank you very much for the floor. the controversy vowndz, -- surrounds, what, jason? an over active secretary? >> well, the record of justice, the obama administration is tooting the fact that he oversaw lending elements at the justice department, but not talking about the methods used in the cases. he used desperate impact, a way, basically, of using statistics to prove discrimination. if more blacks denied home loans than whites, that's automatically racial discrimination. more black kids sus pended rather than white kids, that's automatic racial discrimination. the facts don't matter, just the outcome. dagen: how could he apply that thinking in his job as labor secretary? what would be the impact there? >> well, the gove
SFGTV
Mar 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
to vote on that. >> do you want to get the rest of the commissioners on it. >> no. >> commissioner perez what would you say? >> no. >> no. >> akers. >> no. >> i got it. >> okay. >> no. >> no. >> there you go. >> all right. >> so now, on conditionally granting the entertainment permit for live at the razz 1000 van ness is there a motion? >> i would like to move to approve it with conditions that are set down by the police and yeah. >> okay. is there a second? >> second. >> we have a motion and a second. is there further discussion? >> yes. >> nicholas. >> commissioner akers in >> aye. >> perez >> aye. >> tan. >> aye. >> hyde. >> aye. >> lee. >> aye. >> joseph. >> aye. >> good luck to you, i hope that your sound proofing goes well and you have your patty lapone and so good luck to you all. >> item 2, >> oh, dear. >> thank you. >> review and approve the minutes of february 19, commissioners is there a motion? >> a motion to approve the minutes. >> we have a motion. do we have a second? >> a second. >> a motion and a second. >> any public comments on our minutes of february 19th >> seeing no
MSNBC
Mar 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
at the department of labor and he is tom perez. born and raised in buffalo, new york, to parents who were first generation immigrants from the dominican republic. he was secretary of labor in the state of maryland. he has led the civil rights division as assistant attorney general and on the same morning that president obama announced tom perez as his nominee, yesterday morning, at the same time, the republican party announced the results of its own self-autopsy. the chairman convened a tax force on why they lost so badly. if you want to bowl down what they found, it's this. they need to stop alienating and insulting everybody not in the party already. then you can have an outreach program in place to persuade people not in the party to join the party. the party will fund a program to minorities to the tune of $10 million and the republicans are stressing that whole effort can't be for show. quote, if we want voters to support minoritieminorities, we seem like we mean it. kind of see the line of thought there, right? for the republicans? they don't want to change their policies on anything, but
KICU
Mar 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president obama has tapped thomas perez to be the new labor secretary. perez is currently the -- for that, perez led maryland's department of labor, licensing and regulation. if the nomination is approved, perez will take over the position. >>> on wall street stocks closed lower on concerns about the financial health of yufrp. the dow lost 62 points. nasdaq dropped 11. investors are concerned a bail out plan for cypress could threaten other european nations. >>> redwood city video game maker electronic arts announced today its ceo john riccitiello will step down at the end of the month. previous ceo will lead the company while it looks for a permanent replacement. shares of ea wurp about 2 and a half percent in after-hours trading. >>> voted today to issue $8.6 billion in bonds for construction of the high speed rail system connecting san francisco and los angeles. the funding was approved by voters in 2008. the california high speed rail authority wants to initially sell $2 and a half billion of the bond with construction scheduled to begin on the first segme
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 4:00pm PDT
obama made a big announcement. nominating justice department lawyer tom perez to be the next labor secretary. >> like so many americans, tom knows what it's like to climb the ladder of opportunity. his story reminds us of this country's promise. that if you're willing to work hard, it doesn't matter who you are, where you come from, what your last name is, you can make it if you try. and tom's made protecting that promise for everybody the cause of his life. >> i was at the white house today for the big announcement, which sparked ugly reactions from the right. >> this guy's name is tom perez, he may as well be hugo chavez. that is not an exaggeration. imagine what would happen if bush turned around and nominated the grand kliegle of the ku klux klan to a cabinet position where he would be deciding on discrimination lawsuits. that is exactly what's happened here. >> that's incredibly offensive. and now we're hearing gop senators vowing to block the perez nomination. why? because perez is a champion for voting and minority rights? it was his office that fought to block vote are i.d.
FOX News
Mar 18, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. >> to lead this in the sustained unemployment, president obama nominated tom perez. >> he has fought to open pathway in workforce for everyone willing to contribute, including those with disabilities, lgbt americans and immigrants. he has helped settle the largest cases ever on behalf of families targeted by unfair mortgage lending. >> the son was a staff lawyer to kennedy and labor secretary for maryland. >> i'm confident that together, the business community, republicans, democrats, independents the like we can keep making progress for all the working families. >> some business leader like miller and long, the mid-atlantic largest employment structure voiced fear that perez would act as the labor prosecutor and chief. >> i don't think we look at someone with a vast set of experiences in the enterprise. he has been a lawyer or a government employee. those folks never really work out very well for understanding what we do for a living. >> republican senator david leland vittervitter vows to blo. and last week, the inspeckor general reported that the civil rights tuition has been plagued befo
NBC
Mar 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
perez. this marks mr. obama's very first trip to israel since becoming president. nbc's chuck todd is traveling with the president and he has this report. >> reporter: the president started his day in israel with the tour of the iron dome, which is the missile defense system that the u.s. government has actually funded a large part of. >> united states of america stands with the state of israel because it is within our fundamental national security interest to stand with israel. it makes us both stronger. it makes us both more prosperous, and it makes the world a better place. >> reporter: the president's day is going to be heavy with meetings of israeli officials, the president, perez, prime minister netanyahu. the two of them will have a joint press conference where no doubt the lead topic news of the day in the region has to do with syria and chemical weapons. have they been used and who used them. israeli government officials confirming chemical weapons have been used. they are not sure who used them, the rebels or the assad regime. the united states government has confirmed an
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
abc alex perez. >> reporter: 17-year-old trent mays and 16-year-old ma'lik richmond burst into tears. consoled by his mother, richmond turned to the family of the 16-year-old girl he and mays were convicted of sexual assaulting and begged for forgiveness. >> i would like to apologize to you people. i had no intentions of doing that. i'm sorry to put you guys through this. i just -- [ sobbing ] >> reporter: prosecutors said the victim was too drunk to consent. elizabeth vargas asked richmond if he was ready for the verdict. >> even if i find i'm not guilty, it will haunt me because of the way my name was thrown around, all the negativity on my name now, all the dirt. so it really doesn't even matter. >> it doesn't matter? >> no. >> what was the most hurtful things people were saying about you? >> that you should hang him. >> reporter: the case ignited a national fire storm when this picture of mays and richmond was shared online. >> the key evidence in the case was a photograph sent out on social media. text messages sent by the defendants. >> reporter: those texts and images compound
KICU
Mar 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
. president obama is nominating thomas perez as his next secretary of labor. "he helped pay his way through college as a garbage collector and working at a warehouse, he went on to become the first lawyer in his family, so his story reminds of this country's promise. if you are willing to work hard, it doesn't matter who you are, where you come from, or what your last name is, you can make it." mr. perez currently serves as assistant attorney general and is the son of immigrants from the dominican republic. if confirmed by congress, he will likely tackle changes to immigration and minimum wage. one of the first industries outside of government to feel the pain of sequester cuts is travel. after the automatic budget cuts took effect, non- essential travel by federal employees was eliminated. that translates into a loss of at least 30% of the business for some hotels. the faa has also threatened the closing of control towers at smaller airports and longer lines at bigger airports, all due to the automatic sequester cuts. boeing may be losing altitude with customers. spice jet limited, an ind
CBS
Mar 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
immigrants. >> [applause] >> president obama today nominated tom perez to be the next labor secretary. he currently is the assistant attorney general heading the justice departments civil rights decision. if approved perez will take over the position from hilda who resigned in january. he has the backing of organized labor groups but could face opposition from republicans because he played a leading role in a decision to challenge voter id laws in texas and south carolina that could restrict minority voting rights. >>> several protesters and postal workers gathered in front of the national postal forum in san francisco today. many are upset about the postal service letting go of jobs and even closing post offices. ktvu's brian flores is outside one of the historic post offices slated to close with both sides of the controversy. good afternoon brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. many postal workers say they are upset because their livelihoods are in danger, not only their jobs or pay may be reduced but historical post offices may close. meanti
Univision
Mar 14, 2013 11:35pm PDT
. >>> en los años de la diuctadura el no hizo nada por ayudarnos. >>> adolfo perez esquivel, premio nobel lo apoyo, en esa época dice que algunos lo fuero pero el no. >>> la presidenta tuvo que aceptar la situacion. >>> esperamos que logre confraternidad entre los pueblos. >>> por ahora esto es todo. >>> al estudio. >>> buenas noches si quiere escuchar más visite nuestra pagina web. >>> la sopresa en la eleccion, dice de las rencillas con el conclave. >>> cuando se anuncio el nombre del papa, hubo expresion de jubilo con sopresa, se habla de las intrigas del conclave. >>> scola fue traicionado por sus compratriotas, minutos antes el secretario de la conferencia italiana mando un comunicado con la alegria por el nuevo papa. >>> por un lado los no europeos, bloque que planeaba sacar el papado de europa. >>> el otro era el grupo de los italianos. >>> teniendo en cuenta la geografia y la politica, elegir al primer papa china o un americano. >>> el díario italiano dice que perdio el partido romano y los reformistas ganaron. >>> el ataque a la corrupcion quedo descubierto. >>> como es tradic
NBC
Mar 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
for the first time as commander in chief. he is expected to meet with israeli president shimon perez and prime minister benjamin netanyahu, also meeting with palestinian leader mahmoud abbas. >>> south korea internet comes back online after being hacked. >>> making revenue management software, the ceo of model n will be ringing the opening bell in about 15 minutes. >>> officially and permanently going on display in the south bay. mountain view city council voting to install slabs of the berlin wall at its library. today in the bay's marla tellez join us. >> reporter: the pieces are right behind us here, tuck add way -- we're at a business park right off 101 and shoreline in mountain view. who knew this? this business park is the bay shore business park. i'll step out of the way so you can see. they're quite monumental, in more ways than one. they stand at more than ten feet tall, reportedly weigh seven tons a piece. both are graffiti'ed, as you can see, one with a heart that says "i love you" written in german. the other, some people think it's a caricature of elvis presley. these pieces were
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 2:30am PDT
to show signs of life, president obama expected to announce tom perez to be the next secretary of labor. perez currently heads the civil rights division of the justice department. did confirmed he would be the only hispanic member of the cabinet. still, perez could face an uphill battle at his confirmation hearing. republican senators may take issue with his handling of cases the last several years, including his challenges to voter i.d. laws in south carolina and texas. >>> we move on to business. today cypress' parliament will hold an emergency vote to approve bailout terms. it appears the country's law patients would not approve that measure which would result in a loss of much-needed funds. what it means for the rest of europe? we chenlg in with steve sedgwick live in london for us. good morning. >> very good day to you. just when you think europe's getting its act together another crisis comes along. we've had greece, spain, italy, ireland, portugal, now cyprus, the sec-smallest nation wind the european union. what is different about this potential bailout is the original cost is a
FOX
Mar 18, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. >>> president obama introduced his choice as secretary of labor, thomas perez. he is son of dominican immigrants. >> over my career i have learned true progress is possible, if you keep an open mind, listen to all sides and focus on results. >> so far perez is the only hispanic to be named to the president's cabinet during his second term. at least one republican has said he will block the nomination because of perez's work with the justice department on a voting rights case in louisiana. >>> new details on president obama's upcoming visit to the bay area next month. april 3rd arrival, reported for two events in san francisco the first, a $5,000 per person cocktail reception at the home of tom stier then the get at thes will host a $32,000 per person dinner on april 4th, they move to a $32,000 a plate brunch and then a luncheon at the home of john goldman and that event is a bargain compared to the others tickets there are just $1,000 per person. >>> in cypress residents, protested a plan this could drain their bank accounts under the plan the government could seize 10% of savings accounts banks
KRON
Mar 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
of their race. a white house official confirms assistant u-s attorney general thomas perez will be offered up as the next secretary of labor. some republican opposition is expected when president obama nominates perez today. if confirmed by the senate, perez, who has been head of the justice department's civil rights division for 3½ years, would take over the labor department as obama undertakes several worker- oriented initiatives, including an overhaul of immigration laws and an increase in the minimum wage. two star high school football players from ohio are heading to a juvenile jail. ♪ ♪ yeeeowwww! hot mess hot mess ♪ your'e a hot kind of love you set me on fire you spice up my night feed my every desire ♪ jack's one hit wonder is now a burger. the hot mess is loaded with spicy jalapenos, onion rings and gooey pepper jack cheese. ♪ your'e a-a hot mess and that's how i met your mom. ♪ hot mess with colgate optic white toothpaste. it whitens over 2 shades more than a leading whitening toothpaste. and try colgate optic white mouthwash. to whiten more than 3 shades, use the who
FOX News
Mar 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
perez and just like his past picks this is filled with controversy. perez currently oversees the civil rights division, and under his division, challenged voting laws and opponents say it restricts minority voting. that's not all, learning a new report released by the department inspector general, the lawsuit against the new black panther party back in 2008. joining me now to explore more on this possible pick. is syndicated columnist, michelle malkin. welcome back. >> thanks for having me on, sean. >> sean: and the radical people keep getting through and i would expect him to take his ideological comrades. >> this is completely expected of course and i think the ball is now in the court of the republican party to expose just how radical this assistant attorney general is and i've reported extensively on tom perez's history as an extremist, race-baiter, and i think most troubling from my perspective, his long-time advocacy, not of american workers, but of illegal alien workers. this is somebody who cut his teeth at casa de maryland which is one of the most activist open border groups i
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
where the president shows up to nominate his new secretary of labor. it is thomas perez. let's take a listen. >> everybody have a seat. have a seat. now, as i've said before, my top priority as president is doing everything we need to do to make sure that we're growing our economy and that we're strengthening our middle class. and as i said in my state of the union address, last month. every day we should be asking ourselves three questions. one, how do we make sure america's a magnet for good jobs. number two, how do we equip people with the skills they need to get those jobs. and number three, how do we make sure that hard work actually pays off in a decent living. these are the challenges that i have instructed my team at the white house and my entire cabinet to focus on. and a position that's instrumental to tackling these challenges is having an outstanding secretary of labor. so, i want to begin by thanking hilda solis and her entire team. including acting secretary seth harris. for the outstanding work that they've been doing over the past four years. their efforts at the dep
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 10:00am PDT
the nomination of thomas perez, to head up the labor department. this is a top official at doj under eric holder right now and heads up the civil rights division and president obama apparently pleased with him and wanting him to head over to head up the labor department and the wall street journal had a piece today that talked about how, quote, political muscle undermind the rule of law under mr. perez's civil rieghts division. in simple terms, what is the allegation that mr. perez did? >> one of the allegations is that he interfered and cost the american taxpayers 180 million dollars by getting a case dismissed where he didn't want to face the supreme court decision and gave up two very valid cases again, 180 million dollars of taxpayer money in st. paul. this was unprecedented. it had been set for additional this nominee has been expressed as not having been candid in his testimony. candid is it kind of one of the funny words in politics that means he didn't tell the whole truth. this is also somebody who refused to do his fundamental job which is to fully prosecute voter intimidation that fel
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 8:30am EDT
of the white house, president obama expected to name thomas e. perez who heads up the justice department's civil rights division as his mom knee to head the labor d., and we will carry that announcement live at about 11:40 eastern this morning here on c-span2. also at 12:30, remarks from michigan senator carl levin. he'll be speaking at the council on foreign relations on u.s. defense policy issues. life coverage begins at 12:30 eastern again here on c-span2. and the u.s. house and senate return today to consider continuing funding for the federal government past march 27th when current funding expires. they're also expected to work on their respective budget plans for fiscal year 204. the house back at 2 p.m. for legislative business. floor debate likely while members wait for the senate to ask. also the senate in at 3 p.m. --2 p.m. eastern. and then hoping to move on to the 2014 budget resolution, and they hope to get it approved before by the end of the week before the easter recess. life coverage of the house, as usual, on c-span and, of course, the senate right here on c-span2. ..2
Current
Mar 18, 2013 3:00pm PDT
war room," i'm michael shure, today the president announced thomas perez as his nomination for labor secretary. one republican senator is already geared up to block the nomination. joining me now to discuss perez, and the rnc's response is "san francisco chronicle" political reporter joe garofoli. welcome back inside "the war room." >> good to be here. >> michael: after everything we have learned isn't this the long way to go? >> this is the worst timing for republicans to have this guy come out. his parents are from the dominican republic, he is that self made guy that republicans love, and they are going to line up to just spike him. >> michael: they are being lead by david vitter who himself does not have that clean of a slate. >> no. they will throw some stuff at him, but ultimately he will get through. he has been vetted nationally before, but they will throw some blows at him. the thing to watch for is how mean are they going to get? as a count think supervisor perez supported driver licenses for undocumented workers. we'll hear about that. >> mich
ABC
Mar 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
perez has details from steubenville. hi, alex. >> reporter: good morning, dan, after months of speculation and worldwide attention, the judge will announce his verdict later today. now, before closing arguments, the 16-year-old girl took the witness stand and faced the two young men she's accusing. for the first time we hear from the 16-year-old girl accusing trent and m-alique richmond. on the witness stand, she broke down in tears after seeing an explicit photo of herself when she appears to be unconscious. she describes waking up with no clothes, hours after the alleged incident with mace nearby and richmond on the coach in the same room. i was scared, embarrassed and it freaked me out. they're accused of sexually assaulting the teenage after a night of underage drinking and partying in august, 2012. in court, evidence revealed that their tense text message conversation between mays and the accuser in the days after the alleged assault. "i wanted to apologize for the video that was put up in a all the misunderstanding. the accuser replies in part. "i trusted that you woul
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 4:00pm PDT
secretary today nominating top justice official thomas perez to the post. the 51-year-old known for his role in challenging voter ids. perez served as the top civil rights enforcement, cracking down on discrimination. >> my parents taught me to work harkd give back to our community and make sure ladder of opportunity was there for the those coming after us. >> congressional republicans have said they plan to block perez's confirmation. alabama senator jeff sessions called the choice unfortunate. kbrerz would replace hilda solice. >> we're learning about the gunman that went on the shooting rampage at sandy hook school. reporting he kept a score sheet of past mass killings and created a data base of killing sprees and the computer says he had been studying mass killings for years before carrying out the connecticut attack. lanza killed himself afterwards. >> the authorities believe a quick response may have prevented a mass shooting at university of central florida police say a 30-year-old student pulled a fire alarm and then went back to retrieve his stash of guns and explosives. his roommat
CNN
Mar 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
is expected to fill a key cabinet post today. labor secretary. his choice assistant attorney general tom perez. you're looking at live pictures. he'll play an important role as the administration takes on immigration reform. we'll take you live to the white house as this gets under way. this big announcement. >>> the republican party has brand new marching orders from a new report from the rnc just released this morning on what went wrong in the 2012 election. it's time to follow the ideas of the nation's 30 republican governors and to modernize the message to people who are too young to have ever voted for ronald reagan. they're also going to implement a $10 million minority outreach program. and to that point, you might want to check out this brand new pew poll finding that 62% of american people think the gop is out of touch. when i say brand new, february 13th to 18th. this is something that the party leaders are openly admitting. joining me now is jake tapper anchor for "the league" debuting today. it's nice to see you. i want to ask you right off the bat. i said rnc is looking to nation'
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
general tom perez for the open labor secretary seat on his cabinet. and at the national press club here in washington this morning, republican national committee chairman reice preibus is set to release a report for a plan on how to expand the party in the future. and that's where we want to begin with you this morning in our first 45 minutes on the "washington journal." we want to hear from republican callers, just republican callers today about this report and the recommendations in it. in these first 45 minutes, we'll set up the phone lines for republicans in the eastern and central region at 202-585-3880. in the mountain and pacific region, republicans can call 202-585-3881. you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media silingtse, on twitter and to ook, or email us journal@c-span.org. i want to take you to the statement yesterday. he was on cbs' "face the nation" to talk about this new report. here's a bit of that now. >> for the first time in our party's history, we're not talking about having a few people down the hallway working on outreach and inclusion. we're
Univision
Mar 18, 2013 11:35pm PDT
de victimas. >> el presidente de los estados unidos barack obama hablo de tom perez com secretario de trabajo, trabajo como derecho de justicia. >> tiene que ser ratificado por el senado. >> bob menendez demuestra que es victima de campaña de desprestigio y llamo a washington que investigue, meladio le pago a 3 mujeres para decir que tuvieron relaciones con el legislador. >> comenzo la polémica practica de stop and freeze, la policía se basa en el perfil de piel, vemos que ocurrió en la corte. >> caminaron hasta la corte que revisa los casso de victimas de stop and freeze, practica para detener ciudadanos y da protesta e la ciudad. >> enmienda la proteccion en contra de estimacion racial todas las practicas de policia >> la defensa legal aumento en mas de 600% en el gobierno del alcandel blumber, 600 asaltos, y 90% son latinos y no africanos, y el 90% no son culpables. >> no solamente son los jovenes, si queiremos una comunidad segura tenemos que cooperar con la policia >> los abogados dicen que investigan cuando puede ser racil y ayuda a la delincuencia. >> hacen cosas productiva
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 3:00am PDT
-year-old girl too drunk to remember what happened. all played out on social media. abc's alex perez following the trial. >> reporter: seconds after hearing they were convicted 17-year-old trent mays and 16-year-old ma'lik richmond burst into tears. consoled by his mother, richmond turned to the family of the 16-year-old girl, he and mays were convicted of sexually assaulting and begged for forgiveness. >> i would like to apologize to you. i had no intention to do it. and i am sorry to put you guys through this. >> reporter: prosecutors argued the victim was too drunk to consent in an exclusive interview with abc news, elizabeth vargas asked richmond if he was ready for the verdict. >> even if i am found not guilty, it will be haunt me, the way my name was thrown around and bashed and all the negativity on my name now, all the dirt. it really doesn't even matter. >> it doesn't matter. >> no. >> what kinds of things, what were the most hurtful things people were saying about you? >> that you should hang him. >> that you should hang him? >> yeah, the case ignited a national firestorm o
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> developing now, we just learned next hour president obama is expected to nominate tom perez to be his next labor secretary. perez heading up the justice department civil rights position. and will take on a prominent role has the president looks to raise the minimum wage. his nomination is expected to face a tough fight from republicans. coming up, a live report from the white house. and i knew he'd feel better if he lost a little weight. so i switched to purina cat chow healthy weight formula. i just fed the recommended amount... and they both loved the taste. after a few months max's "special powers" returned... and i got my hero back. purina cat chow healthy weight. like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. >>> and developing now, the supreme court is hearing arguments over critical case that could influence voting laws across the country. they're considering an arizona law that tries to keep undocumented immigrants from
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the nomination of tom perez to lead the labor department had folks cheering, especially after rush limbaugh came out against him. helen says -- it's great to have a latino in the office. joanna says if rush is already bashing him, you know it was the right choice. we've got more on the right-wing attacks on perez coming up. but first we want to hear what you think. please head over to facebook and search "politics nation" and like us to join the conversation that keeping goods long after the show ends. ugh. [ male announcer ] a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief it is [ angry gibberish ] where does goddess begin? it begins with your skin... revealed by venus for a confident glow the whole world will notice. venus & olay -- gently exfoliates with 5 blades. plus olay moisture bars help lock in moisture for less dryness. only from venus & olay. any venus cartridge fits any venus handle. that's the beauty of venus.
MSNBC
Mar 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
was greeted by netanyahu and israeli president perez. before leaving the a airport, president obama was shown the israeli air force system which the u.s. helped pay for. he met with president perez and took part in a ceremonial tree planting. >> there is a common vision uniting us. to confirm dangers. to bring closure as soon as possible. >> i reaffirm president perez, as i will throughout my visit, that in this work, the state of israel will have no greater friend than the united states. right now as president meets with prime minister netanyahu, major issues, like syria, iran's nuclear program, stalled peace talks. ish a us taking center stage and joining me live now from jerusalem, host of "andrea mitchell reports," andrea mitchell. also my friend and colleague, martin fletcher. along with "newsweek" daily beast editor, elizabeth roug. when the news conference starts, well take it live. this trip, andrea, a postally a symbolic one but there are very serious foreign policy issues here, not the least of being the civil war in syria. the white house says it is looking into allegations about t
Telemundo
Mar 19, 2013 6:30pm PDT
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PBS
Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
, assistant attorney general thomas perez. at the white house, the president said perez' story is a reminder of the country's promise. perez is the son of immigrants from the dominican republic. if confirmed, perez would head the labor department as the president pushes an overhaul of immigration laws and a minimum wage increase. the small community of steubenville, ohio, will back a wider investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl. yesterday, a judge found trent mays and ma'lik richmond guilty of sexually assaulting the girl after a party when she was too drunk to move or speak. the high school football players were sentenced to at least one year in juvenile prison and must register as sex offenders. next month a grand jury will consider whether those who failed to speak up-- including parents and coaches-- can be charged. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: the day's biggest economic story came from europe, where old worries about debt, bailouts, and public anger found new life again. european markets were rattled today by events that occurred
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 2:00am PDT
. later today, president obama will officially nominate thomas perez to be the next secretary of labor. perez currently heads the civil rights division at the justice department and would be the only hispanic in the president's second-term cabinet if confirmed. >>> police in india say five men have confessed to raping a swiss tourist friday. investigators say two more suspects are being sought. >>> in canada, a daring escape from a quebec prison when two inmates suspended from cables by a helicopter flew to freedom, temporarily. police captured one of the menial with two other suspects. authorities say the second fugitive was arrested overnight. >> the. >>> the faa is expected to make the final decision on closing some air traffic control towers. 173 towers are on the chopping block as a result of the sequester. >>> boy or girl? william and kate have different preference are split when it comes to the gender of their baby, due in july. the duchess of cambridge said she wants a boy, prince william a little girl. >>> some of the most iconic images in green to celebrate st. patrick's day.
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